An historical and cultural festival will be held Saturday , May 22, 2010, 10 am to 4 pm at the historic Mayport village in Atlantic Beach, Florida.
Mayport was founded in 1562.
There will be re-enactments of Capt. Jean Ribault meeting the Timucuan Indians, tours of the historic churches, lighthouse and other buildings, live music and choral groups, a blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp boats, fine art exhibits bythe Highwaymen, Monica Angiuli, Mary Lou Bell, Valerie Cooper, Debbie Dillinger, Mary and Kathy Frosio, Linda Olsen, Jane Love, Gary Mac and more.
Come out and learn about this fascinating little town, enjoy music and food, support the local fine artists, and the many festivities during the day.